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BCP and PHASE Internship Applications are NOW OPEN!

App Deadline: Wed Sept 17, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.

The Baltimore Community Practicum (BCP) and PHASE Internship are for-credit courses offering real-world practice experiences at a community-based organization or a public health agency. Only Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health graduate students are eligible for BCP and PHASE. To compare the BCP and PHASE course, please review this document by clicking here.

Review Available Internships by clicking here.
**Select “Baltimore Community Practicum (BCP)” or “PHASE Internship” under Type of Opportunity.

For more details, please click here.

Maryland State Health Secretary to Join Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Read more in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's press release here.

MdPHA 2014 Annual Conference --- Registration is OPEN! - September 18, 2014

The Maryland Public Health Association (MdPHA) is holding the MdPHA 2014 Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The theme is "Advocating for Health: Public Health Wins in Maryland". The program will gather researchers, policymakers, health care professionals, and leaders in the field of public health in Maryland! There will be key note presentations, panel discussions, and breakout sessions from renowned public health professionals on a large array of public health topics, including obesity, gun violence, tobacco, environmental health and the power of advocacy!

Thursday, September 18, 2014
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
615 N Wolfe Street
Feinstone Hall
Baltimore, MD 21205

To register and/or review the agenda, please use the Eventzilla link by clicking here.

Tick Tock, Tick Talk - Learn about the CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases & How to Get Involved in the CDC Lyme Corps Program - Sepetember 29, 2014


Who & What

Christina Nelson, MD, MPH will introduce the CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, specifically highlighting their work in Lyme disease. Dr. Nelson will also talk about Lyme Corps, an exciting new CDC program for Johns Hopkins University students and residents.

Dr. Nelson is a medical officer with the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. She is board certified in both pediatrics and preventive medicine/public health.

When & Where

Monday, September 29, 2014
12:15-1:15 pm

615 N Wolfe St, Room W4030
Baltimore, MD 21205

See Flyer HERE




"Public Health in Practice" - *NEWSLETTER* - Third Edition!

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training in collaboration with the Anna Baetjer Society for Public Health Practice has released the third edition of the "Public Health in Practice" newsletter. Learn about the Office of Public Health Practice and Training, read interviews with noted JHSPH faculty and see what students have been up to in school and in the field!

Read the Spring 2014 newsletter here.
See the archived newsletters here.

2013-2014 Lipitz Public Health Policy Awardees Announced

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Lipitz Public Health Policy Awardees. The Lipitz awards provide support for innovative, applied public health policy projects led by faculty and graduate students at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). These awards support faculty and students in the development of policy solutions to public health problems through engagement with government agencies, community-based organizations, or other partners.

The faculty awardees are Caleb Alexander, MD, MS, Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Roni Neff, PhD, MS, Assistant Scientist in Environmental Health Sciences. Meghan McGinty, MPH, MBA, CPH, doctoral candidate in Health Policy and Management is the student awardee.  To read more about the awardees, please click here.

Podcast Series Shines Spotlight on Public Health Practice

Public Health: On the Inside is Now on iTunes!

Dr. Thomas Burke, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, explores the world of public health practice. Each month, Public Health: On the Inside takes listeners to the frontlines and explores how public health impacts our daily lives.

New episodes of Public Health: On the Inside will be available each month.

Listen and learn more here.
Listen on iTunes here.